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Mary E. Scott, Visiting Lecturer

"I want my students to take away an appreciation for the importance of strong, positive human relations from class."

Degrees Held:

  • JD – Western NE University School of Law
  • M.Div. – Episcopal Divinity School
  • A.B. – Boston College

Career Highlights:

  • More than 30 years working in the field of Human Resources, mostly in higher education
  • Part-time instructor of Human Resources, School Finance, Business Law

In which online program do you teach?

M.Ed. in Leadership and Management

Which classes do you teach online?

School Finance and Human Resources Administration

In what ways do you connect with online students?

Email, BB Announcements/Discussion, Video

What do you want your students to take away from class?

Appreciation for the importance of strong positive human relations.

Why did you start teaching?

I love to share my knowledge and passion for HR and legal issues.

What advice would you give to your online students?

Network and build a cadre of professional resources; no one has all the answers – we need each other.

What qualities make someone particularly successful in education?

The ability to relate to others; persistence in problem solving; kindness

What is the one book you think everyone should read?

So many easy answer.

Tell us something your students may not know about you:

I enjoy live theater; love to watch actors on stage. There is so much energy and emotion that comes through in the performances. I appreciate the clever way stages are designed and managed.

What do you do when you need a laugh?

I laugh a lot!

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